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History
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History 1401E
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Age of Absolutism 16601789Absolutism the rule by one monarch who controls through bureaucracy and a standing armyAn absolute monarch can do ALMOST anything but is still subject to the law The monarch answers to no on is above no one but GodAbsolutism is a response to the Iron wars which was filled with many wars and Turmoil It is an attempt to create social harmonyRulers agree to Rule and Subjects agree to obeyPeasants give up Freedom in return for security and safetyAn Absolute Monarch is said to rule by divine rightthThe best example of an Absolute monarch is Luis the 14 the Sun King who ruled France thin the 17 centuryLuis ruled through Money and MightJean Baptistecolbert money16191683Marquis du Louvo
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